THE LATEST

Moroder: Being Live DJ Makes Me Feel Like Michael Jackson

ENTERTAINMENT | By Mesfin Fekadu | Jan 27
For a legendary artist whose accolades include Academy Awards and Grammys, maestro Giorgio Moroder says he finally feels like a true performer - now that he's a live DJ.

First Look: Sundance Doc Pulls Back Curtain On Scientology

NEWS | By Sandy Cohen | Jan 27
"Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house - not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection.

SPLC Calls on GOP to Cancel Hate Group-Sponsored Trip to Israel

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 27
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus and some 60 RNC members have RSVP'd for a nine-day tour of Israel paid for by the SPLC designated anti-gay hate group American Family Association.

Snowstorm Sasquatch? Watch Out for the Boston Yeti

NEWS | Jan 27
The monster storm in Boston has brought with it another monster - a yeti.

Boston Area Hit By Howling Blizzard; New York Gets Off Easy

NEWS | By Bob Salsberg and Denise Lavoie | Jan 27
A howling blizzard with wind gusts over 70 mph heaped snow on Boston along with other stretches of lower New England and Long Island on Tuesday but failed to live up to the hype in Philadelphia and New York City.

LGBT Sport :: Out Across the Land and Here at Home

NEWS | By Joel Martens | Jan 27
If you are interested in participating in a "group activity," the LGBT community offers many options -- some healthy, some perhaps not as much. But here's one that might surprise you: Sport. And more and more LGBT pros are emerging from the closet.

Rapper Kid Cudi Not Happy Gay Kiss Scene Cut From New Film

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 27
Rapper turned actor Kid Cudi revealed this week that he's not happy that a scene featuring him kissing another gay was cut out of his new movie.

KFC's Hot Dog in a Bun Made of Chicken

STYLE | By EDGE | Jan 27
Kentucky Fried Chicken Philippines announced sales of the new "Double Down Dog" sandwich, a new menu item featuring a cheese covered hot dog in a bun made of fried chicken.

Nick Jonas to Star in Ryan Murphy's 'Scream Queens'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 27
Heartthrob Nick Jonas is the latest actor to be confirmed for Ryan Murphy's upcoming horror-comedy anthology series "Scream Queens."

Mormon Leaders Call for Measures Protecting Gay Rights

NEWS | By Brady McCombs and Rachel Zoll | Jan 27
Mormon church leaders are making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom.

Gay Ala. Rep Threatens to 'Out' Cheating Colleages

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 27
Alabama's first openly gay state representative has issued a warning to her colleagues looking to fight to keep the state's overturned ban on same-sex marriage in place - either stop attacking gay people or if you're having an affair, she will out you.

Regional Finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jan 27
Huntington Theatre Company presents the 5th annual Boston regional finals of the August Wilson Monologue Competition, celebrating the writing of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright.

Sex Theme Park Planned in Taiwan

NEWS | By Bobby McGuire | Jan 27
Developers of a proposed tourist destination in Taiwan are banking on the age old theory that sex sells.

Arkansas Pays Overdue Docketing Fee in Gay Marriage Case

NEWS | Jan 27
A federal appeals court says it has received payment from the Arkansas attorney general's office one day after it threatened to dismiss the state's attempt to restore a gay marriage ban because of an outstanding $505 docketing fee.

Acclaimed Lady Gaga Parody Return

ENTERTAINMENT | By EDGE | Jan 27
Award-winning tribute artist Athena Reich returns to the stage as Lady Gaga in "#Artbirth" an outrageous evening of art, pop, and comedy. It will be presented February 13 & 27 at Laurie Beechman Theatre.


News

Gay Marriage Case May Affect Discrimination, Religion Bills

NATIONAL | By David Eggert | Jan 27
Gov. Rick Snyder is urging the Republican-led Legislature to keep alive a bill that would amend Michigan's civil rights law to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.


Entertainment

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Get On Up

MOVIES | By Louise Adams | Jan 27
Chadwick Boseman uncannily channels the swagger and sweat of the Godfather of Soul, Mr. Dynamite, the Hardest Working Man in Show Business James Brown, in this thought-provoking and vigorous biopic.


Business

NFL Players Find Second Careers as Entrepreneurs

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Jan 27
As Eddie George neared the end of his nine seasons in the NFL, the running back began pondering his next play. George used his landscape architecture degree from Ohio State University to help found the Edge Group, a company that does landscaping.


Technology

Low Gas Prices, Incentives Change Math for Electric Cars

PERSONAL TECH | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Jan 27
Drivers trying to calculate whether it's practical to own an electric car are facing a new math. U.S. gas prices have fallen more than $1 per gallon over the last 12 months, to a national average of $2.06, according to AAA.


Finance

Average Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 3.63 Pct.

REAL ESTATE | Jan 26
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013. The average for a 15-year mortgage slipped further below 3 percent.


Cars

Chevrolet Polishes its Mid-Size Truck

VEHICLE SPOTLIGHT | By Ann M. Job | Jan 26
In a year where attention is focused on big, full-size pickup trucks, the revamped-for-2015 Chevrolet Colorado arrives as a fine, mid-size pickup that's arguably the first major redesign in the smaller truck segment in a decade.


Health/Fitness

SF General Announces Tenth Annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Jan 26
On February 12, San Francisco General Hospital Foundation will debut the brand new artworks of the 'Hearts in San Francisco' series at their tenth annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon and Hearts After Dark on the field at AT&T Park.


Nightlife

'The Essential Diana Ross' at The Venetian Theatre

MUSIC | By EDGE | Jan 27
AEG Live and The Venetian Las Vegas announced a special nine-show engagement at The Venetian Theatre with world-renowned legend Diana Ross. "The Essential Diana Ross: Some Memories Never Fade" will perform April 1-18, 2015.